Sunday, October 5, 2014


Buzzfeed had an article about Chicago, when I came across number 12.

Which made me choke up.

Fall is hands down my favorite season. The colors, cool air, Chase's birthday.
But fall also has a tendency to make me sad...when the colors fade, the cool air gets cold, Chase's birthday.

The photo in the Buzzfeed post made me think of the weekend after Chase was born. Chase, was born on a Wednesday. It was cold, rainy, and sad. We stayed at the Ronald McDonald house so we could be closer to the hospital. I remember a few mornings later, how it was still a bit cold, but so beautiful out. The sun was shining, the leaves were full of color. It was an absolutely gorgeous day. I remember wanting to walk to the hospital, just to enjoy the time. Enjoy something out of the miserable few days we had been dealing with.

Sadly, I don't remember if we ended up walking or taking the shuttle.

This time of year reminds me of where we were so long ago (3 years already). It also reminds me of how far we have come.